The loop trail climbs up out of the valley to picnic areas on top with great views of the San Juan Mountains. Signs along the trail describe points of interest. The loop crosses a closed access road twice. Stay on the trail.
Directions from Pagosa Springs, Colorado: Turn south on Hot Springs Boulevard at the stop light on U.S. Hwy 160 in Pagosa Springs. Cross the river and take the first left onto San Juan Street. Go one block and turn right to the trailhead parking area.
Summer through Fall .